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Piazzetta Vittorio Emanuele II, 73100, Lecce, Italy
+39 0832 241915
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Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

I found it by mistake just heading to the train station. It was a ceremony inside and i did not want to disturb. It is very beautiful church! You should really see it. Because of the ceremony, there were a lot of flower decorations, making...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 1, 2018

Sadly, the lunchtime closures stymied me on this and several other churches during our short day trip to Lecce. The unusual bottle-shaped church is apparently one of the best Baroque interiors in Lecce. I was sad to miss out on that. The façade, facing piazetta...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 1, 2018

A beautiful charch in style barocco luccese. Insight interesting candlestick in form of angels. It was designed by famous architector Giuseppe Zimbalo but the facade was never completed.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed June 24, 2018

The Baroque churches of Lecce merit much more than a quick a glance: look attentively to see the adventurous angles and dramatic facades that have made this city so famous.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 13, 2018

The highlights of this church are the statues, not stone or wood, but papier mache. It is interesting but needs some restoration.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed January 3, 2018

As we were passing by this church, the uplifting music attracted us. Although we did not understand Italian, the ethereal chorus was both calming and transformative. The inside was an expected elaborate design.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed October 4, 2017

Chiesa di Santa Chiara is magnificent! It is difficult to even imagine anything so beautiful and this applies to both indoors and outdoors. This church has a lot of light indoors, not so common for the churches in Italy, and so you can easily admire...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed June 2, 2017

This is another baroque church in Lecce and is note worthy because of its paper mache ceiling that dates back to 600.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed January 19, 2017

Construction of this church started in 15th century but it was finished at the end of 17th century. Located on a small square, the nice facade is inviting you inside. There you will find another example of Lecce baroque style - richly decorated with animated...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed October 30, 2015

one of many lovely baroque churches in Lecce. one must be aware that some of the churches close midday and reopen in the late afternoon

Date of experience: October 2015
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